Horyuji temple in Nara, Japan

Nara Travel Guide

Nara | Travel Guide

Most international tourists who come to Japan have heard about Nara, one of Japan’s oldest historic capital cities. There are many famous temples in the city and in the prefecture, with the best-known one being the Todai-ji temple. This temple has one of the largest wooden buildings in the world on its grounds. But there is more to see in Nara, so let this travel guide help you out.

Nara also boasts beautiful large parks, in some of which you can meet cute deer who may beg you for some crackers. They make for some great travel pictures! Lovers of Japanese gardens will also like Nara, as there are several beautiful gardens in the city.